Announcements

CSWE Statement on Field Hour Reduction

CSWE Statement on Field Hour Reduction

3/25/2020

CSWE and Commission on Accreditation Statement

March 25, 2020

The safety of students, educators, social workers, and their clients and communities are paramount to the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and its Council on Accreditation (COA). In response to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to supporting social work education ..Read More…

Blood Donation Shortage During COVID-19 Pandemic – Consider Donating Now

From the American Red Cross:

Right now, the American Red Cross has an ongoing critical need for blood product donations as uncertainties remain during this coronavirus pandemic. Blood drives continue to be canceled at an alarming rate and patients need a sufficient blood supply throughout the many weeks of this crisis and beyond. Healthy individuals ..Read More…

NASW-CA Online Program: New Free Telehealth Online Course

Telehealth: California Social Work Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (3-CEUs) is available and free!

The 40% discount for Social Work Month ends March 31, 2020

View New Free Telehealth Course now.

View Course Catalog now. BBS News: March 2020 – Pearson Vue suspends licensure testing. www.pearsonvue.com

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NASW-CA COVID-19 Resource Page Available Now

The team here at NASW-CA has been working hard to get all the COVID-19 resources applicable to California together on one page! Please follow this link to get up to date information as it relates to California:
https://www.naswca.org/page/covid-19-resources

We will be updating this page with more up-to-date information as we receive it. If you have any ..Read More…

Urgent COVID-19 Message to DHCS Stakeholders

DHCS is receiving many questions asking for clarification as to what constitutes an “essential workforce” during this COVID-19 State of Emergency. To help answer those questions we’ve gathered some important information from the state’s COVID-19 information center, a key part of the state’s effort to protect and inform ourselves and our communities during the COVID-19 ..Read More…

FREE WEBINAR On March 23, 2020: Key Developments in Medicare Telehealth Options During COVID-19

This webinar will provide an update on guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on enhanced telehealth (including teletherapy) options for Medicare beneficiaries during the current COVID-19 public health emergency. The webinar will provide:

•A detailed overview of CMS’ guidance
•Implications for licensed clinical social work practice
•Implications for commercial insurer telehealth reimbursement
•Suggested resources ..Read More…

Get Ready for National Foster Care Month! Resources Available Now!

Plan now for this year’s National Foster Care Month! New tools and resources are available to help you plan a local campaign for your community

Partner with the Children’s Bureau by using these outreach tools, and inspire your community with this year’s theme: “Foster Care as a Support to Families, Not a Substitute for ..Read More…

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order to Protect Ongoing Safety Net Services for Most Vulnerable Californians During COVID-19 Outbreak

SACRAMENTO – Taking action to ensure that California’s most vulnerable residents can continue to receive health care, food assistance and in-home supportive services in a timely manner during the COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order today to extend the eligibility period for important safety net services.

“These social safety net programs are ..Read More…

BBS Announcement: Statement on COVID-19 and the Use of Telehealth

BBS Statement on COVID-19 and the Use of Telehealth (PDF)https://bbs.ca.gov/pdf/coronavirus_statement.pdf CA Dept of Public Health https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx

The BBS will continue to monitor the situation and update the website.

Telemental Health Resources

NASW-CA Online CE Course

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Telemental Health Services (4-CEUs). This course includes “50 Practical Procedures for Telemental Health ..Read More…

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